BLACK FOREST, Colo. - 7NEWS had the only television camera rolling as a firefighter carried a baby deer to safety outside the Black Forest Fire area.
We haven't yet been able to talk with the firefighter because after handing the animal to another man, the firefighter ran to rejoin his team. He was identified on Facebook as Colby Helgerson.
7NEWS spoke to the man who was handed the deer. He said he was trying to enter the evacuated area to help with the evacuation of an animal sanctuary, but was not allowed to reenter the area. He was tasked with driving the deer to a safe haven instead.
If we get more information about this story, we'll update this post.